Philadelphia has 40,000 vacant lots and 700 empty factories. A legacy of globalisation as jobs went instead to lower paid workers in Asia and Latin America. The Philly Orchard Project sees these space not as an eyesore but as massive opportunity. Their
The Salm brothers are at it again. The guys behind Philadelphia-based Mio, whose lighting, 3-D wallpaper, seating and flooring we've admired for almost three years now, have, with the help of designer Roger Allen, further expanded their portfolio with
If the world were fair, Malcolm Gladwell would get a quarter every time someone used the phrase Tipping Point and Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon would get one as well when anyone used the Hundred Mile Something. Today we present the 100 Mile Suit, a
TreeHugger arranged this interview with TerraPass representative Tom Arnold during recent blog-roversies over the usefulness of carbon “offsetting:" a controversy that will likely continue, reflecting the difficulty, we think, of explaining the
The Philadelphia Flower Show, is the original and longest running such venue in the US (since 1829). As such it's nice to see this history-making announcement. PHILADELPHIA USA (February 2007) –The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, in collaboration
When it comes to creating plans for many towns and cities across the world, the views of those who will live the longest with its’ consequences very often aren’t considered at all. But that doesn’t seem to be the case in Philadelphia, where government
Better known around TreeHugger HQ for lighting (twice), 3D wallpaper and seating, MIO has expanded their range of sustainable products to include SoftBowls, a line of decorative bowls designed as planter cozies, storage containers or simple decoration.
The promo for this year's Philadelphia Home Show , ongoing until January 28th, featured green stuff that looked like it would be fun to check out. A stroll through the exhibit made one thing extremely clear: bamboo has overgrown the home flooring